SAP ABAP keyboard shortcuts


Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
18 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + F3

Activate inactive development object

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F3

Activate all inactive development objects

Ctrl + F2

Check consistency and syntax

Ctrl + W


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close all

Ctrl + Space

Code completion / Content Assist

Ctrl + D

Delete line

Ctrl + Del

Delete next word

Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace

Delete previous word

Ctrl + K

Find Next

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Find Previous

↑   Shift + F1

Format source code (aka Pretty Printer in the SAP GUI)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F1

Format source block (aka Pretty Printer in the SAP GUI)

⭾ Tab

Keyword completion

Mark word

Mark whole line

Ctrl + N

New ABAP development object

Ctrl + 1

Open quick fix / quick assist dialog

Alt + ↑   Shift + R


Ctrl + S


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save all

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Selection to upper case

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Y

Selection to lower case

Alt + Ctrl + P

Show the properties of the currently focused object or file

Alt + Ctrl + P

Show bookmarks, breakpoints, and tasks of the focused editor row

↑   Shift + Alt + V

To show the variable view in the debugger and to set the focus into the view.


Note: Switch back to the source by using F12.

Ctrl + F10

Set the View menu, that for text editors the ruler context menu is shown or to add bookmarks, breakpoints, or tasks

Alt + Ctrl + F10

Show bookmarks, breakpoints, and tasks of the focused editor row

Ctrl + M

Adopt the size of the current editor, view, and so on to the maximum screen size

Alt +

Backward navigation to the previous opened tab

Alt +

Forward navigation to the next opened tab

Ctrl + F6

Select the next open editor you want to navigate to

Ctrl + F8

Switch between perspectives

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F6

Select the previous open editor you want to navigate to

Ctrl + Q

Navigate to last edited location

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Open development object

Ctrl + O

Open Quick Outline

Ctrl + T

Open Quick Type Hierarchy

Ctrl + 6


Ctrl + F7

Switch to next view

Ctrl + F8

Switch to next perspective


Navigate to ABAP source code

or Ctrl +

Move the keyboard focus into the top level editor or the active editor tab

↑   Shift + F10

Show context menu

Ctrl +

Backward one word

Ctrl +

Forward one word

Ctrl + L

Jump to line

Alt +

Move one line down

Alt +

Move one line up

Ctrl + <

Add comments

Ctrl + >

Remove comments

Ctrl + 7

Toggle comments

Ctrl + H

Open search dialog


Show ABAP Language Help


Show ABAP element info

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Where-used list

Ctrl + F

Find / Replace text

Ctrl + C

Copy selection

Ctrl + F4


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F4

Close all

Ctrl + X

Cut selection

Ctrl + V

Paste selection

Ctrl + Y

Redo typing

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + Z

Undo typing

Source: SAP

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Program information

Program name: SAP ABAP SAP ABAP (Developer tools)

ABAP Development Tools are IDE (integrated development environment) for development on the open Eclipse platform.

Web page:

Last update: 16 Feb 2020

Shortcut count: 67

How easy to press shortcuts: 84%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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